Laparoscopic resection of perforated Meckel's diverticulum in a patient with clinical symptoms of acute appendicitis

We report the laparoscopic resection of a perforated Meckel's diverticulum (MD) found in a 14-year-old boy who presented with abdominal pain and nausea. There was rebound tenderness in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen, which appeared suspicious for acute appendicitis. The patient was referred to the operating room, and laparoscopic appendectomy was… CONTINUE READING